Opera Cheat Sheet: L'Elisir d'Amore

Download and listen to our quick overview of Gaetano Donizetti's gentle comedy L’Elisir d’Amore, which is this week’s Metropolitan Opera broadcast airing on our station Saturday at noon.

In this week’s Opera Cheat Sheet, Classical 91.7’s program director St.John Flynn and opera expert Eric Skelly discuss Donizetti’s 1832 comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore, the story of Adina and Nemorino and the love they come to share thanks to a bottle of cheap wine!  You can hear the Metropolitan Opera's production of L’Elisir d’Amore Saturday at noon on Classical 91.7 and online at classical917.org.